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Class II-III Rafting and ATV Tour from La Fortuna

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    What to Expect
    Board your coach upon hotel pickup in La Fortuna and start your combo tour with an ATV ride. You’ll learn the ropes of driving a single or riding double (ages 8–15 without a driver’s license) from instruction by your guide. It’s an ideal way to view the Arenal Volcano and the scenic valley below.

    After guides provide a tropical fruit snack, continue your outdoor adventure with a white-water rafting excursion. Jump into a vehicle that takes you to the Rio Balsa (Balsa River) for an action-packed ride down Class II–III rapids. Guides teach you basic moves, commands, and safety procedures and instruct you on how to paddle.

    It’s a thrilling ride past dense foliage of the rainforest; watch for monkeys, sloths, and toucans while you raft. Stop for a swim, tropical fruits, and cold drinks during a break from the action. Help load the gear onto the bus and depart for a typical lunch served at a traditional estate. Savor Costa Rica’s tranquil country life before return transport to your hotel in the afternoon.

    Professional photos are available for purchase.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Wave Expeditions, Av. 331, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels outside of normal route may have an extra transportation charge.
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Beverages
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Equipment: Raft, Vest and Helmet
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Soft Drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels outside of immediate La Fortuna area
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum Age 16 for SGL Rider/Own ATV -- must show valid driver's license
    • Minimum Age 8 for DBL Rider/Shared ATV
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Weather dependent. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is flooding or other government river closure. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Participants will get wet, please dress ready to raft in bathing suit and shoes that will stay on feet.
    • Not responsible for items lost or damaged on river, please do not take anything on the river that you are not willing to lose
    • Not responsible for items left on transfer bus or on tour, please check carefully before getting off bus and at end of tours
    • Pack a backpack with change of clothing and toiletry articles.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Supermario - the best Considerate Fun Excellent Fabulous group who loved the job and enjoyed looking after us Well done You were all great Mario was excellent Cliff and Nisha
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    Response from WaveRafting, Public Relations Manager at Class II-III Rafting and ATV Tour from La Fortuna
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hi Cliff and Nisha! Thank you so much for the great review, and we are thrilled to know that you had an excellent adventure with Wave Rafting and our star Super Mario. We will share your glowing review with him and the team. We know you have a choice with tour operators, and we thank you for choosing Wave Rafting. Hope to see you on the river again soon! The Wave Rafting Team
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    In September 2019 ,we did the rafting. We had an amazing guide called Mario! We want to thank him from whole family for great spending time with him,he made this experience to be amazing and joyful. He is doing his job on the best side. And he deserve the best !
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    Our family did the Class II-III rapids. I was very impressed with the attention to safety, clear instructions and professionalism of this company. Lunch at the organic farm was delicious. The trip lasted about 3hrs, with a wonderful fresh fruit snack break and a cool swim. Our
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    Response from waveexpedition, Guest Relations Manager at Class II-III Rafting and ATV Tour from La Fortuna
    Responded 7 Jul 2019
    Amazing review!. We couldn´t be happier!. We have been offering Rafting experience since 2006, with a big commitment to safety, trying to do our best to provide much more than a Rafting trip.... is the whole experience that matters, counting with every detail. We hope to see you again on the river soon. Pura Vida!. Wave Staff.
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    What a great day, we left Wave Expeditions about 10:30am returning about 3:30pm. The bus ride to our starting point on the Balsa River was pleasant and informative gearing us up for fun and excitement. Never having rafted before we were nervous but trusting, our trust did not
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    Response from waveexpedition, Guest Relations Manager at Class II-III Rafting and ATV Tour from La Fortuna
    Responded 18 Apr 2019
    Excellent review Hank and Di! We´re glad to hear that you enjoyed our family-friendly white water Rafting tour. From the start to the end, this tour is sure to be the highlight of any vacation, funny and very safe, recommended for all ages. We hope to see you again in the river soon! Pura Vida!
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    Excellent experience from the atv riding to the rafting to the beer drinking, a 5 star experience hands down !!
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